Category: Concert Reviews

December 1, 2020 / Concert Reviews

Old 505 Theatre, November 9 8/10 We adjust to the new normality, then learn that this was Sandy Evans’s first gig in nine months, and are rocked back on our heels afresh. When I first heard the saxophonist nearly four decades ago she was, as now, in a band with…

November 16, 2020 / Concert Reviews

Riverside Theatre, October 17 7/10 Singing in public can still be scary, even for those whose nerves are steeled by countless shows. So imagine going for months without performing, and then walking back out on to that stage. Beyond hitting the notes and remembering the arrangements, there’s something akin to…

July 18, 2020 / Concert Reviews

 Jazz: NOW Wired, June 20 7.5/10 They’re not patterns so much as shadows, like an image that’s been painted over. Humans being hardwired to make connections, the links and evolutions hiding in the juxtaposition of new material with archival footage in the fortnightly Jazz: NOW Wired concert streams are almost…